Youth Peace Week online

29 June 2020

The 2020 edition of the Youth Peace Camp has been postponed to 2021 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. However, as an alternative, the Council of Europe decided to offer an online Youth Peace Week, a learning opportunity to bring together applicants and former participants of the Youth...

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Consultative Meeting - Supporting Young Refugees in Transition to Adulthood through Youth Work and Youth Policy

16-17 2020 online meeting

Online meeting 16-17 June 2020, 9:30 – 13:00 Purpose of the meeting The Youth Department organises this consultative meeting to identify, prioritise and further organise the ways to support the implementation of the measures proposed by the Recommendation CM/Rec(2019)4 through youth policy and...

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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Youth Peace Week 2020 - Online activity

12 June 2020

The Youth Peace Camp is a project initiated by the Council of Europe in 2003, to bring together young people from conflict regions and to support them in initiating dialogue and cooperation. The 2020 edition of the camp has been postponed to 2021 due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. As...

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Deadline for applications: 3 April 2020, 1 p.m. CET (midday)

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: Youth Peace Camp 2020

16 March 2020

The Youth Peace Camp engages young people and youth organisations from conflict affected regions in dialogue and conflict transformation activities based on human rights education and intercultural learning during and after the camp. Objectives The main objectives (personal, organisational and...

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TAKING YOUNG REFUGEES SERIOUSLY

Report and presentations of the European reflection and discussion workshop available online! Youth work, volunteer work, sports activities are among the best answers to support young refugees ad migrants – newcomers in the city – to develop and expand their social networks. Social networks are...

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Taking young refugees and asylum seekers seriously Knowledge, policies and youth work practices

14 February 2020 Free University of Brussels, Belgium

European reflection and discussion workshop The European reflection and discussion workshop is organised as a follow up to the project Youth.Together, implemented by the Youth Department of the Council of Europe with financial support of the Flemish Department of Foreign Affairs. Youth.Together...

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Youth Peace Camp – support for follow-up projects in 2019

27 March 2019

In 2019 the Council of Europe is inviting former participants of recent Youth Peace Camps to collaborate on implementing their follow up projects. The idea behind is to ensure that the Youth Peace Camps make a difference on local and regional level and to make the efforts of young peacebuilder...

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Consultative Meeting "Intercultural Learning in the educational approaches and practices of the European Youth Centre"

4-6 December 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The consultative meeting sets out to discover and analyse different phases of the discourse on intercultural learning and non-formal education and the development of related educational practices in the past years till today, considering milestones such as the international youth year, the All...

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Deadline for applications: 13 April 2018, 13:00 p.m. CET

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Youth Peace Camp 2018

26 June-3 July 2018 European Youth Centre Budapest, Hungary

The Youth Peace Camps were initiated by the Council of Europe in 2003, in cooperation with Europa Park in Rust, Germany, to bring together young people from conflict regions and to support them in initiating dialogue and cooperation. In the past years the peace camp project brought together...

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CONCLUSIONS - Summer School - Young refugees as actors for social inclusion and intercultural dialogue

27 August-3 September 2017 Braga, Portugal

Co-organised with the Global Platform for Syrian Students In cooperation with Kiron - Open Higher Education for Refugees and Voice of Young Refugees in Europe Braga Portugal, August 2017 Aims and Objectives of the Summer School The Summer School follows on the experience and proposals of the...

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6th Arab-European Youth Forum

Fez Declaration

headline Fez, Morocco 28 April 2017

Fez Declaration Overcoming Hate and Extremism Together by the participants of the 6th Arab-Europaen Youth Forum Fez, 25-28 April 2017 Read the Fez Declaration Watch the short movie developed during the 6th Arab-Europaen Youth Forum:

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Youth Peace Camp 2017

30 April - 7 May 2017 European Youth Centre Strasbourg, France

The annual Youth Peace Camp, organised by the Youth Department engages young people and youth organisations from conflict affected regions in dialogue and conflict transformation activities based on human rights education and intercultural learning during and after the camp. In 2017, between 30...

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Statement of the Joint Council on Youth on the Refugee Crisis in Europe

12-14 October 2015 Strasbourg, France

The Joint Council on Youth adopted a statement pointing to the particular vulnerability of young refugees and asylum seekers and to the Council of Europe Youth Department’s work in this field and recalling the need to protect refugees’ human rights. Read the statement

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5th Euro-Arab Youth Forum - Learning and Practicing Citizenship

2-5 September 2015 European Youth Centre, Strasbourg

The 5th Euro-Arab Youth Forum brought together 100 young people from the Council of Europe and Arab League member countries. The forum adopted the Strasbourg Message, reflecting the proposals and expectations of the participants on future Euro-Arab cooperation and possibilities to enlarge spaces...

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